Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Busy week in Tattle

Gwyneth Paltrow topped the list of Star magazine´s Most Hated Celebrities.
Gwyneth Paltrow topped the list of Star magazine's Most Hated Celebrities.
Gwyneth Paltrow topped the list of Star magazine´s Most Hated Celebrities. Gallery: Busy week in Tattle

Friday

Time magazine announced its "100 Most Influential People in the World" without ever looking up the definition of "influential."

Thursday

Gwyneth Paltrow topped the list of Star magazine's Most Hated Celebrities.

Disney announced it would be releasing a new "Star Wars" every year beginning in 2015. Yoda starts hitting the gym.

Wednesday

Selena Gomez angered Hindus by performing at the MTV Movie Awards with one of their religious symbols - a bindi - on her forehead.

Porn film shoots have left Los Angeles after the city enacted a new law forcing condom use. Finally, an actual case of the rubber meeting the road.

Tuesday

The American Library Association released its annual "challenged" book list and the ones that weren't "Fifty Shades of Grey" were for teenagers and children. Shouldn't the "challenge" be to get them to read books?

Israel tried to ban its Eurovision contestant Moran Mazor from wearing a dress by John Galliano, citing a former anti-Semitic rant by the designer. Complicating matters? Galliano never said he would make her a dress.

Monday

Justin Bieber got in hot water for seemingly making his visit to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam more about him than the Holocaust.

"Teen Mom" Farrah Abraham acknowledged that she paid porn star James Deen to make a sex tape with her and then complained that he was small in the talent area relevant to the sex tape.

Boning up

will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas (and a judge on the British version of "The Voice") is going back to school to learn computer science. He told reporters he was "fascinated" by quantum physics.

Knocked up

Malin Akerman ("Rock of Ages") has given birth to her first child - Sebastian Zincone. Daddy is her hubby, drummer Roberto Zincone.

Laid up

TMZ.com said Rihanna's long-running throat infection has led to tabloid speculation that the singer might be pregnant.

Denied.

"Good Morning America's" Robin Roberts missed a few days of work to return to the hospital following complications from her bone-marrow transplant, but said it's nothing serious.

Messed up

According to the London Daily Mail, Australian Ajay Rochester has gained 105 pounds and admits she is eating herself to death. From 2006 to 2009, Rochester hosted the Australian version of "The Biggest Loser."

Hook-ups?

Life & Style says that newly single Julianne Hough got very cozy at the Coachella Music Festival with "Magic Mike's" Alex Pettyfer.

Brittany Snow ("Pitch Perfect," "American Dreams") and longtime pal Tyler Hoechlin ("Teen Wolf") have reportedlyP moved their relationship past the friend stage.

Breakups

James Woods, 66, and his straight-from-the-cradle girlfriend Ashley Madison, 26, have ended their relationship after seven years.

- Daily News wire services and BANGShowbiz.com contributed to this report.


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